Analyses | Innovation and technology development | 2017-06-26 | Sing Tao

Digital assets: What happens to them when we die?



In the Internet age, many of our assets are stored as data on mobile devices and computer servers. However, access to these digital assets is usually governed by terms-of-service agreements, which may hinder inheritance of digital assets of deceased persons. The United States is trying to deal with this issue through legislation. Should Hong Kong consider as well?

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